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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
EXECUTORS SaLE 1740 ACRES. 1740 In Famous Three Springs District THBBSBAX, JAS7UJ1&* s4, 192a At 3 -p.i— In the Wool Exeuj.»jge, i^conouiie Buildings, Hay fcsti^i., Perth. tJ*KE WESTRALLVN rAifAIERS LIMITED, favoured \.itn instruc tions from the West Australian Trustee Executor and Agency Co., Ltd., as Ex ecutors in the Will of the late J. A. Bichardson, will offer by Public Auc tion, as under: — Lot 1: — Area: 194 acres, adjoining Three Springs Township. Kada thinni Agricultural Area, Lot 9, cleared and fenced. Lot 2: — Area: 1,000 acres, 'Kendek- nup,' situate about 6 miles from Three Springs, comprising Victoria Locations 4480, 4505, 200 acres, cleared; fencing; 1,500 yd. dam. Lot 3: — Area: 546 acres, 2 roods; 'Golden Hope,' situate about 5 miles from. Three Springs, compris ing Victoria Locations 4506, 3569, 3470, 3809, 400 acres in all, cleared, 200 acres fallow; fencing; 1500 yd. dam. The above properties will be offered bare. SPECIAL NOTE: The 'Three Springs area is ...
THE GENERAL'S LETTER PAPERS ORDERED TO BE BURNED London, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
THE GENERAL'S LETTER PAPERS ORDERED TO BE BURNED London. Januarv 11. It was learned to-night that General Booth's letter to the High Council was sent to the Army's paper, the 'War Cry, 'and that 20,000 copies n-nm actiiallv minted before the Hich Council discovered the action. The' Council stopped the publication and or dered the copies already printed to be burned at the Army's printing works in St. Albans. The High Council took the view that the lettor was a piece of propaganda written with the idea of influencing ( their decision, as well as the opinion of , the rank and file. The unanimity of | to-day'.-- decision mfgests that if the General does not accede to tho council's | request, it will declare him unfit to carry out his duties. General Booth has tctained Mr. W. A. Jowitt, K.C., to .address the High fV)iin--il rin his behalf.
YACHTING EVENTS FOR GERALDTON WEEK TO-MORROW'S HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
YACHTING EVENTS FOR GERALDTON WEEK TO-MOBROW'S HANDICAPS. . Mr. W. Ho»lUigs presided over a large and enthusiastic meeting of mem bers of the local Yacht Club last night, when many important questions were discussed. The proposed Geraldton Aquatic Cluo wan thoroughly reviewed, - and after much deliberation. '£ was decided thai affiliation was not acceptable. A substantial donation was voted tc the funds being raised by the Pcriu Dinghy Club for the purpose of send ing Joy-U, with Mr. Jack Norris and crew, to Victoria to compete in the In terstate Championship, and* the best wishes of the club travel to Melbourne with the veteran skipper in his attempt to wrest from our Eastern Spates' riv als the blue ribbon of the fourteen fo.oter class. The assistance of the sailing and yachting fraternity is being given to the State ' Centenary Committee on* March 16 next, when a grand carnival at which it is expected there will ae State-wide representation, will be held at Matilda Bay, Crawley, ...
CURRIED EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
CURRIED EGGS. Six eggs, one iapjpte^ one pint 01 stock, fcaif - i. gUl slL creani,: two pun ces cl butter, two .oiiiionsi one des serts^Gonful of curry^-powdjer and oat dessertspoon of rioi nouf-- Boil-- the eggs bard, and put'-tiiem aside to be come cco% Put the butter jand carry powder into a Btewpan, *and snake them orer a clear fire for a few - -ninutes ; then throw *in the onions a^d -apples finely minced and fry them gently -till tolerably soft ; add to them by degrees the stock, and stew slowly till they are reduced to pulp. Mix smoothly the cream and rice f oet ; stir this wto the curry, and simmer for five *** Bix nanutes. Cut the eggs into slices, and lay, them in the sauce for a few minutes to get not. Lift them carefully, serve hot with boiled rice.
SWAT THAT FLU GERM ! [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
SWA? -THAT 'FLU GEftM ! Ihfteenza is clearly a germ-caused isease. It cannot originate in tne bnman tody unless the natural defences of J13 latter are in a conditioji so reak as to permit of the easy inva «on cf the blood by the influenza ;ern?r or germs— lor it is probable that two 01 -three different species of -ur microscopic enemies have 'a hand n producing the -Marions symptoms .Yhieh arc known collectively -as the fiu. There is no reason why anyone ho is in* a perfect state of health iould ^a attacked at all by this lomparatirely new white plague. cCaca one of us in endowed by Na hire -fcith a more perfect antiseptic aa«! germicide than could. ever be de rised by tbe wit of man. Healthy blood will fight to a finish the most virulent and persistent microbe ever evolved by the combined powers of dirt and darkness. Where it not so, nobody could es eape tne influenza peril during an epidemic on a grand scale, such as we experienced ^recently. Thousands fall victims, but many more ...
ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION COMMANDER BYRD'S PLANS. Wellington, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION ! ? ^ ? j COMMANDER BYED'S PLANS. Wellington, January 11. Commander Byrd's supply ship Ele anor Boiling will leave Dunedin to-day for the Bay of Whales. If the vessel ii'nkes a good trip she will make a third voyage this season. No risks however, will be taken. The vessel must be clear of the Eoss Sea by March IS, otherwise she will probably j be caught in the ice for the v:\nter. ( A Zsegro preacher drifted toward politics in liis sermon. He warned Iiis con-jiVfiation against voting where it !iii^lit help r-|.'\il tin- KiyliU-iH'. Anifmlin»-iil: 'Let '«--ni vifio get started repealiu' d'tsi? 'uieuduienis,' ? Ik said, 'an' you-all don' know where it stops. Mebbc next de seventeenth, and de sixteenth 'mendments is repeal ed. Mchbe den d«»y repeal do four teenth 'mendment and de thirteenth 'niendmeut, aud den where is you -all cullud bredren an- sisters gwine to bet'—
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
PERSONAL Mr. J- B. Rynier, J.P., who motored to Perth on Monday, returned this morning. * * . * Mr. Franklin Roosevftlt has been elect ed Governor of New York State. The ex-Governor is Mr. Al- Smith who was an unsuccessful candidate' for President m * «? Mr. John Francis Butler, manager of the Ingliston Coiisols mine, at Meeka tharra, died in the metropolitan area on the 9th. inst., and was buried at Karrakatta yesterday. ? « ? ? Constable Hood, who has been sta tioned at Broome for some time, has been transferred to Geraldton, and ha« been replaced at Broome by ConstaDie Edwards, of Geraldton. ? ? ? » ? The Rev. K. Halley, of Kalamunda, the newly appointed Rector of Gerald ton, will arrive next week, and will be welcomed at a social gathering at the Parish Hall on Friday night. ? ? * . ? Mr. G. A. Kempton, M.L.C., who u- spending a few days in the di^tneu will return to Perth at the end of next week. He intends coming to Geraidtou for the 'Week,' and .other parliamen tary represent...
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
INTERESTING ITEMS, China holds the world's record lor legal executions, twelve thousand of which are estimated to take place yearly. ? The population of Scotland is three times what it was in 1801. The num ber of women exceeds that of men by 185,482. The whale bas the thickest hide ol any creature m the animal or reptile world. -In some places tiie din of the larger specimens is two feet thick. * In the Channel Islands sunshine is enjoyed during 39.9 per cent, of the time during which the sun is above the horizon in the course of a year. Tne largest spider in the world was discovered at Sumatra; its body we* nine inches m circumference, and it had legs seveasMtt inches in length. There are about 1,590,000^00 inhabi tants on the globe. Of these 50,000,000 die every year, 137,736 per day, 5,595 per hour, about 90 per min ute, or three in every two seconds. » 'here were twice as many marriages, :n France in 1920 as in T91S— 623,869 against 312,036. The excess of births over deaths last...
MISSED HIS FOOTING ATTEMPT TO BOARD TRAMCAR SPORTSMAN'S TRAGIC DEATH. Perth, January 12. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
MISSED HIS FOOTING ATTEMPT TO BOARD TRAMCAR SPORTSMAN'S TRAGIC DEATH. Perth, January 13. After lying critically ill in the Perth Hospital ijincc 1 a.ni. to-day, Garret* Joseph Gaynor, aged 26, a well known bookmaker and sportsman, died at 10.25 a,m. He was the victim of a tram car accident in Hay Street. . Samuel Lee, a tram car motorman, told the police he was driving a work ers * car from the car barn, west, in Hay Street. He had oassed Hill Strcer when be saw a man lying on the road wayy hfe head towards the footpatn and one leg over the tram rail. Ha immediately threw the tram ear into reverse gear and stopped, but as he dia so he felt 'a slight bump as the near side front wheel passed over the luan'h leg, above the ankle. Lee and others carried the injured man, Gaynor, to the fo.otpath, whence he was removed to the Perth Hosiptal in the ambulance. An cxamtnatiou showed the, left leg had been fractured in tmo places. Before a.duii.sion tu the hospital Gay nor, who was in a semi-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
GOLDSBROUGH, MORT and COMPANY LIMITED PERTH. SKINS For efficient service and highest possible prices WOOL consign your Wool to our New Wool Warehouse, Fremantle. &nbsp; Auction Sales at Fremantle every Friday. HIDES Full market rates and prompt returns. Write for Addressed Labels. Consignments to &nbsp; TALLOW Fremantle. Regular sales in Metropolitan and Country Mar- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; STOCK kets. Excellent Accommodation paddocks at Midland Junction. STUD Full particulars supplied of leading Studs in &nbsp; STOCK Western Australia and Eastern States. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Farming and Grazing properties in all districts LAND for sale. Valuations made. Auction Sales con- &nbsp; ducted. Reliable information and advice at your &nbsp; service. &nbsp; All descriptions of Merchandise for Station and MERCH- Farm supplied. Sole Agents in Western Australia ANDISE. for...
THE LONGEST DAY DIFFERING DATES VARIATIONS FROM DAY TO DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
THE LONGEST DAY DIFFERING DATES &nbsp; VARIATIONS FROM DAY TO DAY. ? &nbsp; A question, often asked is, which is the longest day? The answer is (says a writer in the Melbourne "Age" of December 22) generally given promptly — and often incorrectly. This is not surprising as the longest day may be different in different parts of the Southern Heniisphere, and varies slight- ly from year to year. At any particular place in the South- ern Hemisphere length of the day depends on the distance that the sun is north or south of the equator — the further south the sun is the longer it remains above the horizon. Thus the longest day in the Southern Hemis- phere will be that during which the sun reaches its most southerly posi- tion. This year, for instance, the sun which moves southward during the early part of December, is furthest south (the solstice) on December 22 at 2.6 a.m. Greenwich time and then com-- mences to move northward. The sol- stice corresponds to 22nd December...
EFFECTS OF EXHAUSTION INEVITABLE SLOW PROGRESS London, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
EFFECTS OF EXHAUSTION INEVITABLE SLOW PROGRESS London, January 10. The British Medical Journal states that the recent bulletins indicate a &nbsp; slight but by no means negligible im- provement in the King's condition. With such conspicuous exhaustion of body and mind, progress must be slow and difficult. The position is not yet free of anxiety, and early and smooth convalescence is out of the question after strcptococcal septicaemia, associ- ated with empyema, in a patient of middle age. His Majesty is making as much headway as could be expected, and since January 1, the upward steps have outnumbered the downward steps. The wound is healing satisfactorily, and the chest symptoms are now of secondary importance, while the pulse is improved and is less easily disturbed. Professor Dodds is making periodical estimates of the calcium content of the blood and other biochemical analysis. The "Lancet" agrees that any start- ling improvement in the King's con- dition cannot be expec...
The Geraldton Guardian & Express SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1929 ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
The Geraldton Guardian & Express SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1929 ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS. It is a curious but indisputable fact that the mannerisms and idiosyncracies of one's relatives and close friends are apt to be exasperating in a degree to which the behaviour of total strangers &nbsp; could not possibly affect one. It is probable that this simple human fact bears more definitely upon the curious phenomenon of exacerbated Anglo-Am- &nbsp; erican relations than any deeper or ap- parently weightier factor. For the past two decades, there has been growing a current of imperfectly suppressed ir- ritation between the two countries, and between individual citizens on either side of the Atlantic. The situation has now reached a stage whereat it contains at least some elements of dan- ger; for example, there can be little doubt that the "Big Navy" bloc in the American Senate has in its atti- tude grave elements of Anglophobia, which have led almost insensibly to a p...
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MANY ACTIVITIES RECORDED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MANY ACTIVITIES RECORDED The quarterly meeting of the Gerald- ton Chamber of Commerce was held at the Commonwealth Hotel last night. Mr. A. C. Bogle presided over a good at- tendance. Apologies were received from the president (Mr. A. H. Mountain) and Mr. A. S. Price. The secretary read his quarterly re- port , reviewing the activities of the Chamber for the past quarter. The chairman asked members to note that they had been instrumental in getting the railway department to at- tach a cool storage van on the Tuesday and Friday trains to Meekatharra. The lack of interest taken in the &nbsp; Chamber by many of its members was commented upon and each member pre- sent promised to bring another along to the annual meeting and smoke social, to be held in the first week of April. The chairman said he wished members would attend the committee meetings, even if they were not members of the committee, as they could make help- ful suggestions, though they could not ...
BUSH FIRES POSITION IN N.S.W. RAIN CAUSES IMPROVEMENT TWELVE MEN MISSING Sydney, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
BUSH FIRES POSITION IN N.S.W. RAIN CAUSES IMPROVE- MENT TWELVE MEN MISSING Sydney, January 11. With cooler weather, the fires which raged in many parts of New South Wales for two days have died down, and with a few exceptions, danger has pass- ed, for the present. Steady rain is fall- ing in the north of the State, and is a welcome relief from the long dry spell. It is hoped that the rain will extend. A storm at Eureka, near Lismore, &nbsp; wrecked the Methodist church. Fires are still burning in the Blue Mountains, and in the southern parts of the State. Extensive areas of grass have been swept in the Wagga district, &nbsp; where everything is dry and inflam- &nbsp; able. The latest reports state that the fire-fighters have been successful, in checking the flames, but that there is still danger of further losses, owing to a rising wind. The fires at Mittagong kept volun- teers busy last night. Stock, fencing, and grass were destroyed, and orchards also suffe...
VICTORIAN OUTBREAK FIRES ALONG PRINCE'S HIGHWAY Melbourne, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
VICTORIAN OUTBREAK FIRES ALONG PRINCE'S HIGHWAY Melbourne, January 11. A message from Arbust states thai bush fires along the Prince's Highway reached a magnitude which endangered the township of Noorinbee, adjacent to the Cann River. A change in the wind, which at one time reached a velocity of sixty miles an hour, saved Noorinbee from destruction. In some parts fall- ing trees blocked the Prince's Highway, which has since been cleared. Reports from Wodong state that fires are still burning in the Kiewa valley, at Gundowring, and across the ranges at Sandy Creek, but that the position is greatly improved owing to precaution - ary measures by residents.
DESPERATE FIGHT HALF A NOSE BITTEN OFF Sydney, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
DESPERATE FIGHT HALF A NOSE BITTEN OFF Sydney, January 11. Two men, who engaged in a desperate fight to-night, were subsequently a mitted to hospital at Newcastle. Half of the nose of one of the men was miss- ing, it having apparently been bitten j- off. He had also the marks of teeth in a wound on his arm. The other man had his face slashed from the top of j- the left ear to the chin. Both were covered in cuts and scratches. They refused to give the police any information. "Who said I was fight ing, "said one of the injured men. "I &nbsp; have been playing patience." They were placed in beds by side. A consignment of rivets was recent- ly rushed from London to Amsterdam by airships in time to keep work go- ing on a big building. Bolts from the blue.
WHY AUDIENCES LAUGHED. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 14 January 1929
IVHY AUDIENCES LftU6HE?5. One of the pitfalls which thr ex LRini»ore orator has to avoid is mixed r.etaphors. These Caws of speech nave made mere than one speaker !oo'c end feel exceedingly foolish. A certain English M.P., speaking on one occasion against tho Home Rule Bill. exc!ftirncd : ''The right honour able pontleman is trying to thrust tTjis Bill down our throats behind ^ oi'r br.c'is.' Lord Curzon once addressed the House of Lords in the following man ner : 'The ship of State is careering slowly towards the edge of the preci pice, and the brink over which it will go is civil war.' A. youn;j candidate fr- Parliament ary honours was speaking of the 'car of progress,' and stid : 'I can see it fioating before my gaze. It is rolling alonrr in stately ma'rst.y, svee; ing aside all obstacles with its po.vctful right arm and t-.nrliir.' th.: stars with its soaring pinions.' Another speaker declared : 'The British lion, whether crossing the plains of India or climbing the pines of Can...